Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 108 67
Rank change year-on-year +14 -41 +56
Permanent jobs citing LAN 49 42 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 2.02% 1.60% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.29% 13.68% 21.33%
Number of salaries quoted 42 34 26
Edinburgh median annual salary £62,500 £58,750 £34,169
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +71.94% +2.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,250 £45,000
Scotland median annual salary £49,375 £48,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year +1.80% +28.48% +12.69%

LAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 254 307 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 10.45% 11.67% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 173 210 181
Edinburgh median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,975 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £66,250
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Edinburgh

LAN
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for LAN in Edinburgh

LAN
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for LAN in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT jobs citing LAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for LAN.

1 46 (93.88%) WAN
2 33 (67.35%) Cisco
2 33 (67.35%) Firewall
3 30 (61.22%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (55.10%) Wireless
5 25 (51.02%) CCNP
6 24 (48.98%) Network Security
7 23 (46.94%) Presales
8 22 (44.90%) Technical Leadership
9 17 (34.69%) Cisco Wireless
10 16 (32.65%) Mentoring
10 16 (32.65%) Data Centre
10 16 (32.65%) CCDP
10 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (32.65%) Wireless Security
11 15 (30.61%) Windows
12 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
13 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
13 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (18.37%) Unified Communications
14 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
14 9 (18.37%) Telepresence
15 8 (16.33%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
16 7 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
16 7 (14.29%) VMware
16 7 (14.29%) SCCM
16 7 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
16 7 (14.29%) Private Cloud

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.16%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.41%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (20.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (12.24%) Office 365
4 2 (4.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (93.88%) WAN
2 33 (67.35%) Firewall
3 27 (55.10%) Wireless
4 24 (48.98%) Network Security
5 17 (34.69%) Cisco Wireless
6 16 (32.65%) Wireless Security
7 9 (18.37%) Telepresence
7 9 (18.37%) Unified Communications
8 8 (16.33%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (10.20%) DHCP
11 4 (8.16%) VoIP
11 4 (8.16%) WLAN
12 3 (6.12%) BGP
12 3 (6.12%) DNS
12 3 (6.12%) MPLS
12 3 (6.12%) VPN
13 2 (4.08%) Internet
13 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
13 2 (4.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Architect
1 23 (46.94%) Cisco Architect
1 23 (46.94%) Cisco Network Architect
1 23 (46.94%) Network Architect
2 16 (32.65%) Cisco Solutions Architect
2 16 (32.65%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (12.24%) Administrator
4 4 (8.16%) IT Administrator
4 4 (8.16%) IT Support
4 4 (8.16%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) IT Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) IT Technician
5 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) WAN Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Wireless Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.08%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.04%) iPhone
4 1 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.20%) Windows 10
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.08%) Android
6 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.94%) Presales
2 22 (44.90%) Technical Leadership
3 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.65%) Mentoring
4 7 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (12.24%) Decision-Making
5 6 (12.24%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.12%) Network Management
8 2 (4.08%) Application Packaging
8 2 (4.08%) Information Security
8 2 (4.08%) Network Design
8 2 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.08%) Statistics
9 1 (2.04%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.04%) People Management
9 1 (2.04%) Threat Management
9 1 (2.04%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) R
1 2 (4.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (61.22%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (51.02%) CCNP
3 16 (32.65%) CCDP
4 3 (6.12%) CCNA
4 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.08%) CCIE
5 2 (4.08%) MCP
6 1 (2.04%) MCSA
6 1 (2.04%) MCSE
6 1 (2.04%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.24%) Firmware
3 2 (4.08%) BitLocker
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (4.08%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (4.08%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (67.35%) Cisco
2 13 (26.53%) Microsoft
3 7 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (6.12%) Apple
4 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
4 3 (6.12%) Juniper
5 2 (4.08%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) Infoblox
5 2 (4.08%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.08%) ProCurve
5 2 (4.08%) Riverbed
5 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.08%) Splunk
6 1 (2.04%) F5
6 1 (2.04%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (2.04%) IFS
6 1 (2.04%) Remedy